He was the Fly Fishing Editor for Texas Saltwater Fishing Magazine from 2002-2012. Born and raised in Austin, TX. He started tying flies at the age of 12 and got his first fly rod a year later. Casey spent his youth chasing fish on the Hill Country streams and Highland Lakes around Austin, and eventually graduated to saltwater fly fishing on the Texas Coast. He has an B.S. in Aquatic Biology from Southwest Texas State University and has had careers as a hunting & fishing guide and an environmental compliance specialist.